He used the idea of putting candy on a stick to make it easier to eat, and initially lollipops were a soft, rather than hard, candy. … However, in America, George Smith trademarked the name in 1931 and he reportedly named the treats after a popular racing horse, Lolly Pop. The name “lollipop” is now in public domain.
What is the biggest Lollipop ever made?
The largest lollipop was 3176.5 kg (7,003 lb), and was created by See’s Candies (USA) at See’s Candies Lollypop Factory in Burlingame, California, USA, on 18 July 2012.